(40 ILCS 5/3-128)
(from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 3-128)
A board of 5 members shall constitute a board of trustees to administer the
pension fund and to designate the beneficiaries thereof. The board shall be
known as the "Board of Trustees of the Police Pension Fund"
of the municipality.
Two members of the board shall be appointed by the mayor or president of
the board of trustees of the municipality involved. The 3rd and 4th
members of the board shall be elected from the active participants of
the pension fund by such active
participants. The 5th member shall be elected by and from the
One of the members appointed
by the mayor or president of the board of trustees shall serve for
one year beginning on the 2nd Tuesday in May
after the municipality comes under this Article. The other
appointed member shall serve for 2 years beginning on the same date. Their
successors shall serve for 2
years each or until their successors are appointed and qualified.
The election for board members
shall be held biennially on the 3rd Monday in April, at such place or
places in the municipality and under the Australian ballot system and such
other regulations as shall be prescribed by the appointed members of the
The active pension fund participants shall be entitled to vote only
for the active participant members of the board. All beneficiaries of
legal age may vote only for the member chosen from among the
beneficiaries. No person shall be entitled to cast more than one ballot at
such election. The term of elected members shall be 2 years,
beginning on the 2nd Tuesday of the first May after the election.
Upon the death, resignation or inability to act of any elected board
member, his or her successor shall be elected for the
unexpired term at a special election, to be called by the board and
conducted in the same manner as the regular biennial election.
Members of the board shall neither receive nor have any right to
receive any salary from the pension fund for services performed as trustees
in that office.
(Source: P.A. 83-1440.)